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Hall of Fame Member

Dave Sittler

Inducted: 2005

DAVE SITTLER (1945- ) sets the state standard for quality sports writing. His career began at the Lincoln Journal Star as reporter and then sports reporter for nine years during and after he earned a journalism degree from the University of Nebraska. He served in the U.S. Army in 1969-71. He was sportswriter and columnist at The Daily Oklahoman seven years, The Tulsa Tribune seven, and The Omaha World Herald six, before joining The Tulsa World in 1999. He’s won numerous state and national writing awards and has been named Sportswriter of the Year for Oklahoma five times by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. He has served as president of many organizations.

Dave Sittler
How to Submit a Nomination

Selection Process

Honorees are selected by a committee comprised of hall of fame members, including its director, and distinguished leaders in journalism. The Selection Committee considers all nominations, both new ones and those held over from previous years, before selecting the honorees.

The 2023 Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame nominee submission deadline is Monday, October 31, 2022.

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Amber Loomis was recently named as assistant hall of fame director. She will help Director Joe Hight in planning for the hall of fame induction and other activities on a contractual basis. Loomis, in her role as UCentral administrative specialist, has already worked...

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